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Mar 14, 2013 11:30am PDT
time. >> being from san francisco, she is particularly happy he picked francis. >> he is everything they will looking for, a good leader, good pass door and good communicator. >> when we found that man, where he came from, his age, what his background was, that was all gravy and we got not only a great man but we got good gravy, too. >> vice president biden will lead the united states delegation on tuesday and house speaker boehner was invited but he cannot go because he is hosting the irish prime minister at the capitol and because of budget negotiations. >> st. mary's cathedral in san francisco has a special mass of thanksgiving for pope francis at 12:10 on gulf street. the mass will be led bid san francisco's bishop. >> stay with us for complete coverage on the selection of pope francis as the new leader of the roman catholic church with the latest on facebook.com facebook.com/use 7 and on twitter. >> san jose police have arrested a teacher for possess willing -- possessing child pornography at home. he was taken into custody in sea side yesterday. he used to work as a substitute
KOFY
Mar 5, 2013 11:30am PST
outside right now. on the left is our camera in emeryville with clouds moving in to san francisco and on the rise you can see the cloudy and windy conditions atop mount tamalpais above marin county. our meteorologist, mike nicco, is tracking the storm with live doppler 7 hd. >> thank you very much. winter storms are a big deal but this is a big deal because we have not had significant rain and a record-setting year for the least amount of rain if most of our bay area neighborhoods. live doppler 7 hd shows it is quiet here to the north and the west. there are a few radar returns showing up but it is the radar hitting the clouds because it is far enough away it is the precipitation moving to the ground. individual storms moving from southwest to northeast and the higher lines are slowly sinking to the south. here is why we need the rain. the reason season runs from july 1st of last year through june 30th and we are three inches in the hole in livermore and four in san jose and the airport and santa rosa is five inches below where we should be. here is what will happen. my storm highlights:
KOFY
Mar 6, 2013 11:30am PST
news, a san francisco firefighter is treated for injuries after a fire in the sunset district. flames broke out on 8th avenue and investigators have learned there was a marijuana grow there. abc7 news reporter, katie marzullo is live at the scene. >> the firefighter fell inside the home as you can see where the whens are broken. he fell and hurt his shoulder and treated at the hospital. no one else was hurt or inside. something different that the firefighter encountered inside this home. they say that the entire house was a massive grow house, all three floors. they don't know how many plants are inside but two floors were entirely dedicated to growing marijuana plants and one just to drying them. the fire broke out after 8:00 this morning and a neighbor saw smoke and called 9-1-1. officials say the cause was likely electrical and whoever was operating this "grow" over rode the electrical system and that sparked a fire. that is usually what you see in these cases. this morning, it was windy and the homes are all attached making for a very dangerous situation. >> very dangerous to mess
KOFY
Mar 11, 2013 11:30am PDT
around 9:30 from the montgomery bart station in san francisco. a man was riding in an elevator and reported hearing a crunch and then a yelp and the elevator stopped. investigators found a man's body in the elevator shaft along with bedding. >> he was sleeping on top of it? how? >> bart police spent the morning trying to figure that out. the ventilation is shaft and you would have to be an expert to pry the door open while it was on another floor. we noticed while looking at another bart elevator if you can get inside, there is a ladder in the shaft you could use to get on total variety. the only other point of entry, officials can think, is the elevator hatch door. even that would require someone giving him a boost or chiming up on the railing. by all accounts it seems to be a very uncommonplace to seek shelter. >> i don't know man, the first time i ever heard of it. >> officials have closeed the internal elevator so if you handicapped and you need to get from the bart platform to the muni platform you need to use another station. the elevator that gets you to the street level is
KOFY
Mar 15, 2013 11:30am PDT
broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >> taxi terror on streets of san francisco this morning. a smashed taxi windshield, shots fired, a chase, and finally a suspect in custody. >> terrified taxi driver says the rampage started with a man jumping on the windshield of the cab in an upscale san francisco neighborhood at 4:00 this morning and it escalated all over the city. abc7 news reporter, cornell bernard, picks up the story. >> it is hard to believe the most affluent neighborhood was a crime scene until a few minutes ago at jackson and spruce after police say a carjacking suspect tried to ram them. the stolen san francisco taxi is towed away. this man, now in custody, climbed on the roof of the cab and starting jumping up-and-down, breaking the windshield and terrifying the cab driver. >> the driver, i was toll, -- told, he was terrified and fled. the suspect entered the cab and drove away but there was a g.p.s. device inside and police tracked the carjacking suspect to presidio heights when officers tried to stop the cabbie blocking the street with their patrol cars. >> that is when t
KOFY
Mar 12, 2013 11:30am PDT
san francisco archbishop took part in a preconclave mass considered the most influential people involved in the selection process. use news reporter marcy gonzalez is joining us from mitt romney with the latest -- from rome with the latest. >> good morning, the doors of the cistene chapel were locked an hour and a half ago. the cardinals are going the process of electing a new pope. >> a solemn procession after so much anticipation. the conclave is now officially underway. >> it is a tremendous moment for the cardinals because they have been talking for about ten days. all the talk,ow, and the chatter falls to the wayside. 115 cardinals picking their seats, praying and voting each carefully disgoesing his handwriting as he cast as ballot for the man he believes should be the next leader of the catholic church. the cardinals starts the day in part by celebrating mass in st. peter's and now after a morning of bowed head, outside all years looking up. watching. waiting. waiting for the smoke to pour from the chapel. black smokes means inconclusive smoke and white smoke signals one
KOFY
Mar 28, 2013 11:30am PDT
signatures here and they plan to deliver the signatures to congress early next month. live in san francisco, i am katie marzullo for abc7 news. >> emotional ads started to run to coincide with national day to demand action featuring family members of the children and adults killed in the massacre in new and town cut. remember the 26 victims who lost their life. she just wanted to teach little kids. that was her goal. she died doing it. >> the ads part of the mayors against gun coalitions. make bloomberg spent $12 million targeting lawmakers to expand the gun control. several local areas including san francisco and oakland mayors are will part of the coalition. at the same time, we are learning new details of the sandy hook elementary school shooter, 20-year-old and his life leading up to the december massacre. released search warrants showed he lived in a world of weapons. investigators searched his home and cars after he shot 20 schoolchildren and six educators. they found an arsenal of guns more than a thousand rounds of ammunition, swords, knives and the attack lasted less than five minutes
KOFY
Mar 22, 2013 11:30am PDT
scheduled for next friday at the school. >> new this morning, san francisco's archbishop is making strong statements against same-sex marriage days before the course takes up proposition 8 and will hear arguments if the ban on same-sex marriage is constitutional. archbishop is talking to abc7 news reporter right now. early this morning he told "usa today" that to legalize marriage between two people of the same sex would enshrine in the law the principle that mothers and fathers are interchangeable or irrelevant. he also says a court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage may only intensify the debate. you can see his interview with the archbishop this afternoon going on abc7 news starting at 4:00. >> five bay area police departments are now in the middle of a 24 hour tweet athen, the palo alto, east palo alto, fremont, mountain view, and los gatos police departments are participating in the event with 160 agencies taking part. they are tweeting of service calls to increase awareness of police work and their issues. fremont police tweeted "call a man in 50's down on a bench waving his arms
KOFY
Mar 7, 2013 11:30am PST
departments as far away as new york. we have seen people from san francisco, hayward, south bay, monterey. everyone is here. up to 6,000, we told, law enforcement officials. you can see the north entrance here is open. not only law enforcement but the public is headed in for what is supposed to be a fairly long memorial service with up to 20,000 people that can fit in the pavilion. 6,000 will be law enforcement officers from, again, all over. >> lawyer remarks thank you. people are gathering in santa cruz to watch the memorial. kaiser permanente arena is showing the event live. you can park free at depot park abc7 news reporter cornell bernard is joining us. >> they are doing all they can to let people watch the memorial. if you cannot make it to san jose you can pay your respects including at kaiser permanente where you can watch the memorial service live and folks are showing up to do that. hours ago, hundreds of police officers let a somber motorcade procession with 200 cars made its way out of santa cruz this morning en route do a public memorial in san jose. five minutes in
KOFY
Mar 26, 2013 11:30am PDT
morning on the constitutionality of prop 8, some say it was san francisco's move to marry same-sex couples in 2004 that gave birth to the voter approved ban. abc7 news reporter is live at the supreme court in washington, dc. >> it is a remarkable scene here at the supreme court, a sea of people lined up to witness history. inside the court, the nine justices weighing in on the explosive issue of same-sex marriage. >> today, the supreme court is examining the definition of marriage. the justices heard oral arguments in a case challenging california's proposition 8 that amended the state constitution to ban same-sex marriage. >> what harm to the institution of marriage or to opposite sex couples, how does the cause and effect work? >> supporters say it serves a vital interest and voter should vote on this. >> we believe proposition eight is constitutional and the place for the decision to be made regarding redefining marriage is with the people, not with the courts. >> the plaintiffs in the case, two california couples say the law violates gays and lazy babies right to equal protecti
KOFY
Mar 29, 2013 11:30am PDT
, san francisco police are looking for the gunman in an overnight drive-by shooting in 9 lower haight. someone in a car shot 5020-year-old in another car and injured a 32-year-old who was in a third vehicle. the 20-year-old drove himself to the hospital where he was treated for injuries to his arm. the 32-year-old flag the down police with injuries to his we face. so far, there has been no description of the gunman. one person has been released from the hospital but two remain in critical condition following a head on collision in richmond. it happened around 8:00 on 37th street. a ask -- camaro crashed head on into a pickup and that flipped. the driver of the vehicle was underage and was drinking. >> a woman crashed her car in the side of this house in bayview just before 7:00 this morning. the crash punched a hole in the side of the house. the driver ran off. no one inside was hurt. >> happening now, court wrapped up in a sex abuse lawsuit involving a school district and a victim would claims she was assaulted by her teachers years ago and administrators did nothing. the district at
KOFY
Mar 19, 2013 11:30am PDT
. in san francisco, the bart station at powell street is opened against after bart service was stopped. sky 7 was over the scene. the object was found at market street before 7:30 this morning. fortunately it was harmless and police cleared the scene after 8:00. >> there has been another set back for both world renowned chez panisse after a fire two weeks ago. we are learning the damage is much more extensive than originally thought. the owner and chef alice waters say it damned the downstair and upstairs porches. she says that the repair work will be more significant project since both areas will need to be demolished. she hoped to re-open the restaurant in mid-april but that is unlikely to happen now. >> relatives of a san jose man shot to death by police are outraged this morning. the officers say the man in a stolen car tried to run down an officer last night and ram him with a car last night. cornell bernard is in east san jose with an interview with the man's family. >> we are learning more of the officer-involved shooting which happened not far from here. the suspect is
KOFY
Mar 8, 2013 11:30am PST
. >> new this morning, in san francisco, the 29-year-old driver arrested for the death of a howell high school student has just pleaded not guilty. she is charged with manslaughter and felony d.w.i. if convicted it is up to ten years in state prison after hitting a 17-year-old crossing the boulevard on saturday night celebrating her 17th birthday. assembly man and local officials are highlighting a gill to effectively killun shows at the cow palace which straddles the san francisco and san mateo county line. the bill would require approval from supervisors in both counties to move forward. both borders have repeatedly opposed gun shows. the last gun show at the cow palace in jap had a record turnout just days after the sandy hook elementary school shooting. >> a caged door is the focus in an investigation into a deadly lion attack. 24-year-old intern hanson was killed yesterday inside the big cat enclosure at an animal sanctuary in the central valley. katie marzullo is live in the newsroom with new information. katie? >> lion was supposed to number his feeding cage while hanson was clea
KOFY
Mar 25, 2013 11:30am PDT
marriage act. her live reports begin tomorrow, here on abc7 news. >> marriage equality advocates in san francisco are planning to make their voices heard this evening meeting at 6:30 p.m. at harvey milk plaza and after half an hour of remark by speakers including local clergy they will many to city hall. a second rally begins on the steps of city hall at 8:00 p.m. >> just ahead the call for tougher gun laws are getting lauder and more expensive. a new push by new york mayor bloomberg to promote gun control. >> prince harry is coming to america, the one place >> new york's millionaire mayor bible -- bloomberg is starting an ad campaign to encourage gun control. >> congress is ready to take up new gun control measures. opponents and supporters are gearing up for a fight. >> this is what the survivors want. this is what the public wants. >> it doing in to anyone but slows down law abiding. ought senate will debate a bill to crackdown on gun trafficking and provide additional funding for school safety. what the bill will not include, is a ban on military-style assault weapons. those in favo
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Mar 21, 2013 11:30am PDT
. where in the bay area you will >> santa clara, san francisco, east bay, and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. >> what could be a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer, a leukemia treatment is showing promising results in a handful of patient. a patient is set to be cancer free after eight days of treatment. our medical editor explains this. >> using a patient's own immune system to fight cancer, look at this animation. they had five patients with untreatable cancer. they use advisor russ -- a virus to turn the cells into cancer fighters and they destroyed the cancer cells. >> the doctor says all the patients went into remission but emphasizing the treatment is still in experimental stages. the study appears in the journal of science translational medicine. >> a respected pediatrician group has come out in favor of same-sex marriage and the positive effects on children. the american academy of pediatrics says that a stable parental relationship can produce healthy, well adjusted children regardless of the parents' sexual orientation, similar with gay or straight parents
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Mar 4, 2013 11:30am PST
appraiseed what happens next. >> incredible. san francisco police have a suspect in custody after a deadly shooting and a foot chase. police say a 21-year-old man was shot several times at this busy intersection of 3rd street just before 8:30 this morning. the victim died at the hospital. officers chased a suspect for several blocks before they actually captured the suspect. a gun was recovered two blocks away. the suspect is a 22-year-old man whose identity has not yet been released. >> another young man was killed in the south bay, campbell police are trying to find a gunman behind the first homicide since 2015. investigators try to determine a motive neighbors know why there has been a spike in violence. amy hollyfield is live with the latest. >> police say they don't know the motive behind this killing but residents think the answer could be right here in the city's hand ball court. campbell police are doing something they haven't done in six years: investigating a murder. 18-year-old richard vega is the first murder victim since 2007 shot at 10:30 last night. police spent seven
KOFY
Mar 27, 2013 11:30am PDT
you, amy. >>> developing news from san francisco now where a little girl and her grandmother were hit by a garbage truck. the accident happened at broadway and the embarcadero around 7:30 this morning. abc 7 news was first on scene there. police say the truck was making a right turn at the foot of broadway when the woman and child were hit. the driver stopped and is cooperating with police. the woman and her granddaughter were taken to the hospital. their injuries don't appear to be life-threatening. >>> a contra costa county sheriff's deputy is recovering after his patrol car flipped on its side. the officer was responding to a call just before midnight on richmond parkway in unincorporated san pablo. officials say the deputy swerved to avoid another vehicle at san pablo avenue and hit the center median. he suffered minor injuries but is expected to be fine. >>> a meeting this morning focusing on the safety of the new eastern span of the bay bridge after 30 giant metal bolts snapped and broke. a caltrans camera shows a live picture of the construction as officials meet to discuss new
KOFY
Mar 18, 2013 11:30am PDT
. more than 32,000 california eggs were dropped off at the san francisco food bank donated by san jose's egg ranch as part of the national effort by the united egg producers in feeding america to provide local food banks with fresh eggs in time for the easter holiday which is a couple of weeks away. >> people have sort of forgotten about helping around the holiday time, our support is very strong so it is great do have contributions like this. hopefully it will get other people thinking, wait, i have not been do volunteer or donate in a few months and they will come back and help. >> eggs are a prized item because of their high protein content. >> tens of thousands of baseball fans from around the world are in the bay area right now for the world baseball classic at the home of the san francisco giants' ballpark. the netherlands face the dominican republic and the winner advanced to tomorrow's championship against puerto rico. they beat the defending champion, japan last night 3-1. and angel grabbed the final out. >> that was a familiar spot for angel. >> looked familiar, didn't it? >> a
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Mar 26, 2013 4:30am PDT
california lieutenant governor, attorney general harris, and san francisco city attorney, along with chief justice john roberts' lesbian cousin, a san francisco woman, hoping to marry her partner. >> many people in the bay area are paying close attention. same-sex marriage advocates make their feelings known loud and clear. abc7 news reporter kira klapper is live at san francisco city hall. kira? >> kristen, good morning to you. supporters of marriage for same-sex couples will be here as the supreme court hears the historic case on the heels of a huge march last night, the largest at castro and market street, the largest in years. we had video. you can seat marchers went through market street to the steps of city hall where we are now. the rallying cries of marchers were louder and several thousand joined the march, escorted by police. on the eve of today's hearing, this is the clear message to the woman cindy wants to marry. >> it is real deal. traditions are not just for straight people. i want to get married. i hope she says yes and the supreme court says yes. we will be there. >> two w
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Mar 13, 2013 5:00am PDT
where we have an accident on 17, and, also, in san francisco, coming off the skyway at 5th the accident is still partly blocking the off-ramp. >> voters go to the polls in june to replace former santa clara supervisor who is accused of misusing taxpayer money. some say the special election is anything but "special." >> google top executives get a big pat on the back with huge bonuses they are putting in the bank. >> santa rosa, berkeley, san jose, and all the bay area, this is abc7 news. >> it is official. supervisors of santa clara have a special election date to fill a seat vacated bit foam supervisor who resigned after using taxpayer money and campaign donations to support his gambling addiction. yesterday, the board voted in favor of holding a special election june 4 despite pleas from some residents to delay the process by three weeks. the special election will cost taxpayers an estimated $1 million. >> when president obama goes on capitol hill he talks exclusive ly with abc7 news' george stephanopolis. the president spoke of the ongoing negotiations with congressional rep
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Mar 11, 2013 5:00am PDT
highest minimum wage in the nation, san francisco topped the list with workers making $10.55 an hour and santa fe, new mexico, people are paid $10.51 for minimum wake and now san jose is the third highest in the nation paying workers $10 an hour according to the united states department of labor. we understand of course with this wage hike, leaders will have a new push for the customers and workers that make the extra money to try and keep that money here in san jose by spending it here in the city. live in san jose for sue thompson, for abc7 news. >> in san francisco police are investigating a horrifying accident at a bart station. abc7 news was the first to bring you the story last night. police say a man died after getting crushed on top of the elevator at the montgomery bart station. a man in the elevator called after the elevator was stuck, emergency crews responded and found the victim. they found bedding on top of the elevator car and think he was sloping inside the elevator shaft. our news reporter is at the scene and will have the latest for us at 5:30. >> police in daly cit
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Mar 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
back to san francisco bay and drop it off at marine yard in richmond. reporting live in pacific kashtion i'm allen, abc 7 news. >> all right allen thanks. the recovery effort could get a bit complicated our dry spell business to come to an end. spencer is here now with look on what's on live doppler 7 hd. >> rate now we are not seeing anything except a little offshore cloud. skies mainly clear. certainly don't have precipitation showing up right now but we pull back a bit from the image and show you the wider satellite image pushing cold front which is producing clouds all in the northern northwest corner of the state. here is our forecast for precipitation totals starting at 5:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the point where we expect the rain to again and going until 11:00 o'clock wednesday nature. by 11:00 o'clock bodies night we expect rainfall total of inch and half north bay mountains up to inch in the santa cruz mountains but only quarter inch to half inch in the lower elevation. i'll give you a look at the complete accu-weather 7 day forecast in just a few minutes. >> al
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Mar 14, 2013 4:30am PDT
rome. >> winds of change. >> in san francisco, a massive thanksgiving for pope francis is held at st. mary's cathedral at noon, the archbishop points out that the new pontiff took his name from the same saint that san francisco is named after. he has also asked that every par inor institution which has a mass today celebrate a massive thanksgiving for the new pope. >> from the caribbean, there is trouble on another carnival cruise ship "dream." it is dropped in st. martin. passengers are saying the ship has no power and toilets are overflowing. they say they have been docked for 14 hours and are not being allowed off the ship. the coast guard said they have not been notified of issues with the ship which is customary. this is a month after a fire on another carnival cruise ship that stranded passengers. >> from the south bay, police investigated a high school field trip during which a registered sex offender was allowed to ride the bus with students. abc7 news reporter, amy hollyfield, is live at the high school in san jose. what happened, amy? apologies to you -- okay, amy? >> techn
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Mar 17, 2013 6:00pm PDT
san francisco for the world baseball classic at tt at&t park. jerry -- sergio is live. reporter: it wasn't too long ago that san francisco started sunday parking meter enforcement, and if you have to find an open parking spot you'll notice some shocking new meter prices. it will now cost $7 an hour to park at a meter in this neighborhood. it's called special event parking, and from here on out, all special events at at&t park. including giants home gains, will be at this rate. the other change people should know about, meters will run in this neighborhood until 10 pl for these special events. now, the new parking price came as a shock to baseball fans hoping to catch the matchup between japan in puerto rico. >> have to think twice about coming up here or maybe do mass transit itch together. i don't know, $7 an hour is ridiculous. >> nelson and his family took mass transit into the city for the game so they did avoid the high parking prices. the new price is part of a new program by san francisco to manage the city's limited parking meter spaces, and if you do the math, for two hours
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Mar 18, 2013 4:30am PDT
session of the national postal forum begins in san francisco at the mascone center with protests planned by american postal workers and the mail handlers union. the post master is scheduled to speak to the forum which is a gathering of executives of the direct mail industry. their business depends on the post am service. the workers' union is protecting plans to cut saturday delivery service. congress also is are asked a move to try to keep mail delivery on saturday but it is not clear what they can do because the postal service does not receive federal appropriations and gets all revenue from the sale of stamps and other services. >> i am a huge snail mail send irand i am disappointed about saturday. >> the thank you notes will have to wait. >> so sad. hopefully something can be figured out. did you enjoy the weekend? >> it was gorgeous. i worked and enjoyed the sun the. >> we will check with our meteorologist, mike nicco, for the weather. >> a little too much sun. here is a look at what is going on, live doppler 7 hd shows it is quiet right here with visibility high because of
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Mar 23, 2013 5:00am PDT
lose after a nightclub shooting here in san francisco. reporting live in san francisco, kira klapper, abc7 news. >> kira, thank you. we have more breaking news. arson investigators are trying to determine the cause of a restaurant fire in san francisco's financial district early this morning. firefighters were called out just before 3:00 this morning to 7 pleasures california grill on commercial street. they were quickly able to extinguish the flames there. but one firefighter was hurt and taken to the hospital with minor injuries. >>> in castro valley, alameda county deputies shot a parolee after they say he pointed a rifle at them. they shot the 49-year-old man in the driveway of his hands around 7:30 last night. he was reported to be in surgery at eden medical center at last check. the man's family officially called 911 to report he was acting erratically and arguing with a neighbor and then the parolee himself called 911 and threatened to kill arriving deputies. >>> developing news in san jose where police continue to look for a killer. the man stabbed a woman to death yesterday
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Mar 27, 2013 5:00am PDT
. they're also trying to figure out what started this fire. reporting live from san francisco, abc 7 news. >> thank you. >>> here's sue with the effect on traffic. >> right now traffic is not affected. it is in the bay view district, 3rd and mckinnon, but we have muni issues around the area. i wanted to update you on this accident in bakeville westbound 80 at cherry glenn two rvs now moved off to the shoulder. seeing a little slowing past the scene but crews are on the scene there. and a look out of your drive out of antioch beginning to slow now as you make your way toward pittsburgh and railroad avenue and on into concord. all right. for that delay on muni due to the fire, the outbound t-third metro line will be affected. they are shuttle busing to the end of the line outbound only from 25th. so that is the deal with muni. expect delays on the t 3rd metro. no other muni delays now throughout the system. it is early. all other mass transit is getting off to a great start this morning. here's your forecast. >>> good morning, sue. hi, everyone. we are looking at live doppler 7 hd and
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Mar 12, 2013 11:00am PDT
next hour. back to you. >> in san francisco, archbishop led a special mass to pay tribute to the first day of the conclave. abc7 news reporter joins us with more. sue? >> no one is more anxious to know who the next pope will be than catholic faithful and while the cardinals entered the conclave, at st. mary's church goers are in prayer for what is to come. ♪ i confirm your austerity." >> the wait for a new pope begins. >> we come together for prayer for the cardinals, entering the conclave. >> in a special mass, the archbishop is asking catholic faithful to pray as cardinals in italy choose a future leader. >> it will be nice the cardinals are not rushing to get through the preliminary meetings and it is nice they were putting it in the lord's happened to make a decision. >> the archbishop says a new pope will no doubt face many problems from the sex abuse scandal to dwindling catholic congregations in the west and a surge of members in latin america. >> how to support the growth of the church in those areas where christianity is newer and seems to be more vibrant and growing while w
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Mar 24, 2013 5:00am PDT
fire last night in san francisco is in the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the fire broke out in the diamond heights neighborhood shortly after 9 last night. a charred mattress was left in the street. flames were put putt quickly and the fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire. >> a san francisco club is closed this weekend of a yesterday morning's shooting that left three people wounded. it happened at 330 rich nightclub in south beach. one man remains in critical condition. witnesses say dozens of shots were fired by one or more gunmen after an altercation. police collected more than 50 pieces of evidence from the crime scene that screeched from inside the club, up the alley, to a parking lot on bran nonstreet. the stay entertainment commission ordered the club closed for the remainder of the weekend. >>> san leandro police are investigating the city's first homicide of the year. authorities say a man was killed friday night when he tried to defend his mother-in-law. the wnman was unloading her car on arbor way around 9:30 when someone trie
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Mar 18, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> lillian thank you. >> we are following breaking news out of san francisco right now where emergency crew are at suspected meth lab. this is happening at home on tap drive near lake merced and you can see in thisw3 live picture that police just took man away in handcuffs. we are told the crews are waiting for hazardous material team to arrive to deal with the chemical inside the property. >> talk about the weather for a moment. second driest start to year on record for san jose. but rain is coming. sandhya is here with live doppler 7hd. >> yes. guess what has developed in the last couple hours. we have some sprinkle right now. the sprivrj have been around ukiah as we take you closer here. trace amounts reported it's he vab ateing. take you to other parts of the region here we see some very light returns around tiburon. beach road. so very few sprinkles around the region. can't rule them out as you look at the satellite and radar, the storm is just off the coast line. i'll let you know when the steady rain will arrive. how long you will need the umbrella and exactly how much rain you
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Mar 11, 2013 6:00am PDT
you. 6:03 with develop news for you from san francisco where police are investigating the discovery of a body at one of the city's busiest bart stations. you saw this story first on abc7 news at 11. there was bedding on top of an elevator car, the man was sleeping on top of the elevator and was crushed to death when someone used the elevator. coming up in 30 minutes, abc7 news will have a live report on what is happening at the station this morning. >> people close to an oakland woman missing since thursday are frustrated with efforts to find her. family and freeways of the woman held a prayer vigil yesterday in the neighborhood where she lived. the 31-year-old was last seen on a surveillance video on thursday morning at the corner of telegraph and 34th avenue. the missing woman's mom says that the response from oakland police has been slow in the critical days after she disappeared. >> it is important when people disappear like this, the police need to get on it right away and not think they left on their own accord especially with the circumstances being what they are. >> we tried
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Mar 31, 2013 5:00am PDT
wound to his foot. the name has not been released. >> new details on a shooting earlier in san francisco. they are searching for a person that shot and killed a college student. it happened near bryant and 24th street. jacob vavidiezo was home visiting family members. lilian kim has the latest. >> reporter: he is living the parents' worst nightmare. his son was shot and killed. he heard the gunshots and found his son lying on the ground. >> it hurts, it hurts. mom and dad it hurts. >> juab object was walking home with a friend after a night who out. a man got out of a car and asked him if he was in a gang and shot him several times. >> he only went for one person only. he shot him and shot him and took off. >> friends and family are shocked. they say he wasn't part of any gang and has no idea why anyone would shoot him. >> he wasn't in gangs or anything. >> he was sophomore studying index in portland where he was wide receive on the football team. he played sports and graduated with honors. the teacher of the school to pay his respects. he brought a basketball in jacob's memory. in dish to be
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Mar 15, 2013 1:05am PDT
very much. new at 11:00 gas leak in san francisco mission district forced evacuation of 5 homes tonight. we were over the lake minutes after backhoe sliced 2 inch plastic gasoline that was about 7:00 o'clock. department of public works crew punched 2 holes in the pavement in order to get to the leak. manageed to shut it off at 8. evacuee allowed back in 30 minutes later. crews will be on the scene however as long as it takes to repair the line. >> well the cool down has started. abc 7 meteorologist is here with a look at live doppler 7hd. >> the temperatures felony where from throw 10 degrees today and i want to show you live doppler 7hd we have cloud cover. but the north bay is not seeing much in the way of cloud cover right now. that will change. no radar returns to track from our high definition camera. you can see visibility is good and temperatures right now upper 40's santa rosa, napa most other areas in the mid 50's. change of season just around the corner and so is our weather pattern. i'll show you when rain is coming back that the picture. >> thanks very much. man responsible
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Mar 14, 2013 11:00pm PDT
very much. new at 11:00 gas leak in san francisco mission district forced evacuation of 5 homes tonight. we were over the lake minutes after backhoe sliced 2 inch plastic gasoline that was about 7:00 o'clock. department of public works crew punched 2 holes in the pavement in order to get to the leak. manageed to shut it off at 8. evacuee allowed back in 30 minutes later. crews will be on the scene however as long as it takes to repair the line. >> well the cool down has started. abc 7 meteorologist is here with a look at live doppler 7hd. >> the temperatures felony where from throw 10 degrees today and i want to show you live doppler 7hd we have cloud cover. but the north bay is not seeing much in the way of cloud cover right now. that will change. no radar returns to track from our high definition camera. you can see visibility is good and temperatures right now upper 40's santa rosa, napa most other areas in the mid 50's. change of season just around the corner and so is our weather pattern. i'll show you when rain is coming back that the picture. >> thanks very much. man resp
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Mar 14, 2013 6:00am PDT
this afternoon in san francisco there is a mass of thanksgiving at st. mary's cathedral at 12:10. >> we will have continuing coverage of pope francis. at 6:45 we go live to rome for an update and at 7:00, "good morning america" will have complete coverage of the selection from vatican city and his home country of argentina. >> to the san mateo county coast where surfers, fishermen and beach growers will end a beach blockade. our reporter joins us live with details. cornell? >> in california, surfers are turning to protesters but that is happening and the fight is on. the waves here are a perfect surf spot. it is very foggy on the coast this morning. accessing that beach has been very tough since martin's beach was sold to a private owner who does not want surfers around. a fight is on to re-open access to more tin's beach. a lawsuit was filed against the venture capitalist who bought the property in 2008 and put up a gate and hired security guards. later this or, scores of surfers plan to bust through the gate in protest. they want to take back their beach access. >> this is no d
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Mar 16, 2013 5:00am PDT
verify abraham's identity. >>> a defamation lawsuit against a san francisco sheriff's officer and his wife was commis did. it was filed by his unable, mirkarimi -- his neighbor. it was triggered by giving police video of she cook of lopez said resulted from a fight with mark reemphasize my on new year's eve. >>> 5:09 now on this saturday morning. >> got your green on. we are looking at temperatures on the cool side and the fog is pretty much all over the bay. this shot from emeryville. upper 40s. that fog is going to give way to lots of blue sky. a little breezy. i'll have the details next. >> thanks, lisa. also next pope frances meets with the media for the first time. also when he says he will meet with pope emeritus. and killed by by a lion, an exclusive interview with the head keeper at the a hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters o
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Mar 5, 2013 1:05am PST
hope it will lift the boat up, tugboat will gently pull it out. take it back to san francisco bay and drop it off at marine yard in richmond. reporting live in pacific kashtion i'm allen, abc 7 news. >> all right allen thanks. the recovery effort could get a bit complicated our dry spell business to come to an end. spencer is here now with look on what's on live doppler 7 hd. >> rate now we are not seeing anything except a little offshore cloud. skies mainly clear. certainly don't have precipitation showing up right now but we pull back a bit from the image and show you the wider satellite image pushing cold front which is producing clouds all in the northern northwest corner of the state. here is our forecast for precipitation totals starting at 5:00 o'clock tomorrow afternoon at the point where we expect the rain to again and going until 11:00 o'clock wednesday nature. by 11:00 o'clock bodies night we expect rainfall total of inch and half north bay mountains up to inch in the santa cruz mountains but only quarter inch to half inch in the lower elevation. i'll give you a look at the
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Mar 17, 2013 6:00am PDT
. >> this afternoon's performance of the san francisco symphony is cancelled because of the ongoing strike by symphony musicians. last night's concert and two a performances also were cancelled. abc7 news reporter sergio tells us, this week's prestigious tour of the east coast is also in jeopardy. ♪ >> ticket holders were met by a trio of woodwinds outside of the box office and some picketing. >> we wanted to be here to explain to them the situation and just -- have a little music going for them to listen to and to enjoy so at least they get something to hear. >> as they played and picketed out here, negotiations continued inside over terms for a new contract. these musicians say the san francisco symphony has a stellar pedigree, including several grammy awards so they deserve a bump in pay. the los angeles philharmonic, the chicago symphony orchestra, they also want to recruit the best talent. we need to be able to offer a competitive salary. as you very well know, we have probably the highest cost of living. >> on average each earned about $165,000 a year. they are the third highest-pa
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Mar 18, 2013 6:00pm PDT
ride bikes to bart. they want to double that to 8%. live in san francisco, abc 7 news. >> jonathan going to be hopping on bart here. >> still ahead here tonight at 6:00 what the city may have to give up to host super bowl 50 at 49ers new stadium. we'll show you what it's going to cost. >> we're live tonight where some parking may soon go away. it could cost a local politician his job. >> some fans of cat williams watched him cut short a concert are getting refunds. >>> official as agreed to give up millions in exchange for hosting the 2016 super bowl. among sources agreed waive a 9.5% hotel tax, for 350 employees of the nfl and two team that's will play. a 10% sur skmarj a $4.54 city fee on parking spaces near the stadium if winning the bid it would be played in the new stadium you can see here. now, despite the revenue concessions the game jud should generate hundreds of millions in economic activity. a lot that have will be in san francisco. not santa clara, keep in mind. the city council meets to act on the concessions. another bid jer miami. >> a controversial proposal to reduc
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Mar 23, 2013 8:00am PDT
trying to determine the cause of a restaurant fire in san francisco's financial district. firefighters were called out just before 3:00 a.m. to california grill on commercial street. crews were able to quickly extinguish the flames there but one too the fire was hurt and taken to the hospital. >>> in castro valley alameda county sheriff's deputies shot a parolee after he appointed a rifle at them. they shot him in the driveway of his home around 7:30 last night. he was last reported to be in surgery at eden medical center. the man's family called 911 saying he was acting erratically and then the parolee called 911 and threatened to kill arriving deputies. >> in san jose police continue to look for a killer. the man stabbed a woman to death yesterday afternoon just a few blocks from the santa clara county sheriff's office. john alston has more from north first street. >> brutal stabbing happened in broad daylight in a parking lot next to the togo sandwich shop. matt was eating lunch when he heard a commotion and rushed out to help the woman that was slashed on her neck and arms. >> i he
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Mar 16, 2013 8:00am PDT
carter. he has had a history of seizures in recent years. >>> san francisco is taking its sister city really with ireland to a new level during the st. paddy's day in san francisco cisco systems will provide a live feed between the two cities. revellers can use their smart phones to see the celebration in ireland which includes an address by mayor ed lee. find a link to the feed at abc7news.com under the see it on tv tab. the party is today, not sunday. you can party as sunday if you like. it starts at market and second streets and ends at the civic center where the festival runs until 5:00 p.m. i don't need to encourage anyone do it safely around st. patrick's day but it sounds like the weather is going to clear up. >> lisa: that is right. fog is going to hang for a couple more hours. clear by the delta right now and you take a look at dive doppler 7-hd. we are not picking up raindrops. in fact equal hour of daylight and darkness. 11 hours, 59 minutes of daylight tomorrow. we'll hit that 12-hour mark and looking at those days getting longer and longer. here is a look outside. yo
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Mar 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
see it on tv. that's at the top. our home page. reporting live in san francisco, sear -- kira klapper, abc7 news. >> there's a crash on the avenue that left three people dead. all cut out of a car struck brawled side by another vehicle. it happened short love by 8:00 last night. police are trying to piece together what led up to the crash. the second driver stayed at the scene but the police want to talk to any witnesses. >> any witnesses tell you about anything that transpired. >> thatafter right now. we are investigating the collision and it's very early in the vision so there will be a lot of work 20 do. >> the sole survivor in the car that was hit is being held for observation at the hospital. detectives have not had the chance to interview him yet. >>> bay area neighbors tired of being afraid of now taking crime fighting into their own hands. abc news reporter has more. >> they want to see more than families enjoying themselves here but instead they are seeing the opposite. >> we've seen the break-ins, we've seen vandalism at the park. that's why the hammond park neighbor
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Mar 15, 2013 6:00am PDT
. today, city college of san francisco turns accreditation report, the school needs a passing grade to stay open. katie marzullo joins us live from the newsroom with a college divided. >> everyone wants city college to stay open. 90,000 students are counting on it and faculty and staff want to keep their jobs. the groups cannot agree on how to keep the doors open. that is the administration versus the students and the staff on the the deadline they protested and chanted and shouted. the commission for community and junior colleges put city college on notice back in judgment saying they had too many problems with leadership and fiscal plans. the college has been making changes ever since and a spokesman says they have stream laned the administration and added more financial accountability. >> the accreditation reform process is unwinding many, many years of behavior that just absolutely needed to be changed or could not be afforded. >> the situation and all about equity. >> students and staff say this were alternates to the cutbacks including $16 million city college get from san franci
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Mar 24, 2013 9:00am PDT
who was pulled unconscious from a house fire last night in san francisco is in the hospital with nonlife-threatening injuries. the fire broke out in the diamond heights neighborhood shortly after 9 last night. a charred mattress was left in the street. flames were put out quickly and the fire investigators are trying to determine the cause of the fire. >> for the second time this month santa clara county paid cash for weapons. a gun buy-back was held yesterday morning at an airport in san jose. people lined up early and turned in guns they no longer wanted and got cash. >> never use it. but i didn't want to take that chance getting angry and using it. so it's a good time to turn it in and make a profit. >> whereas last year we finally reached the level of twelve guns, this year we've now gone over 500 guns. just in this event alone. >> $100 was given for handguns and rifles. $200 for assault-type weapons. more than 1100 weapons were turned in at the buy back three weeks ago. >>> also new this morning a san bruno community will unavailable a mural, memorializing the victims of the
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Mar 6, 2013 6:00am PST
up first, what led san francisco sheriff deputies to escort a 95-year-old woman out of city hall. >> here is a live look outside with the tail end of the storm, the golden gate bridge shows the deck is still wet. >> we will start with a look at the golden gate bridge where cornell said it was raining early but now it is quieter but the road is wet. live doppler 7 hd shows the heart of the bay area is quiet with a sprinkle here or there. in petaluma, we are on the d street extension, you can see there is wet weather but headed into town, right near the exit you can see the rain. headed to the higher elevation at foothill ranch road we have light showers. winds are up to 20 michigan. a stray shower is possible, low-to-mid 50's at the coat and mid-to-upper 50's for the rest of us. as we head into tomorrow, another round heavy rain is on the way but friday, saturday, and sunday, sunshine and warmer wet. >> speaking of the golden gate bridge, we have high wind advisory for all the major bridges at this hour. to santa rosa mike was telling you, they are getting rain blow through, and t
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Mar 20, 2013 4:30am PDT
canyon, napa, sonoma, you will get wet again. you can see this crosses over into san francisco right along near at&t park and headed down to the south and over near oakland and 7th. right now we have a little bit of rain an the san mateo bridge and the dumbarton bridge and 237 from mountain view and sunnyvale toward milpitas and san jose reporting light rain and sunol grade through the tri-valley, light rain right now. east of those areas it is headed your way. we have periods of rain through the morning commute and it switches to showers at noon which become scattered in the afternoon and by the evening hours, a dry push air will move in and it will be breezy and windy and brighter, thursday, friday, and saturday with temperatures near normal if not above away from the coast. >> we have a live shot of the bay bridge toll plaza and you can see drops of water on the camera so there is light rain and wet roads so a great idea and you need to give your extra extra move to move. light conditions on the bay bridge with no delays here. the green on the map shows wet roads not where it is r
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Mar 30, 2013 8:00am PDT
. a man on a bicycle was also shot and expected to survive. >> developing news, san francisco police right now are investigating a shooting in the mission district. the victim, a man was taken to the hospital. his condition is not known at this hour. the shooting was reported just after 3:00 a.m. at the intersection of 24th and bryant streets. >> u.s. park police are investigating a shooting in the fort mason area last night that left a man wounded. victim who is in his 20s and from the east bay managed to make it to a restaurant to ask for help. he was taken to the hospital to be treated for a leg wound. national park service says it received calls from people that heard gunfire. so far, police don't have any suspects in custody. >>> two people killed in fiery crash on interstate 80 in davis were from petaluma. the driver says he choked on food and his hit three cars. the couple was remembered last night at buddhist temple. here is more from santa rosa. >> reporter: dozens of mourners gathered at the buddhist temple where 76 man and his 74-year-old wife worshipped almost daily. coup
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Mar 21, 2013 5:00am PDT
friend. the 16-year-old was near but not on a pedestrian crossing according to san francisco. it has been ruled "accident." >> michelle shock is responding to the comment fromant gay comments during a performance in san francisco saying "i do not nor have i ever said or believed that god hates homosexuals and to those fans who are disappointed by what they heard or thing i said, i'm very sorry." half of the ought conference walked out after an antigay slur during her opinionance on sunday might. she said it was a description about how some people fowl. many of her shows across the country have new been cancelled. >> man madness is in full swing with both bay area participants in action. this morning, at 11:45, st. st. mary's plays in auburn michigan after middle tennessee state was bite in ohio on tuesday night. 12th seeded cal, my pairs, get the tournament start at h.p. pavilion, with practice there yesterday for the bears. the tip-off in san jose is at 4:27. the bears were beat last time. >> christian is impartial and objective about this. even with the earring. >> with the yel
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Mar 17, 2013 5:00am PDT
, abc7 news. >> this afternoon's performance of the san francisco symphony is cancelled because of the ongoing strike by symphony musicians. last night's concert and two a performances also were cancelled. abc7 news reporter sergio tells us this week's prestigious tour of the east coast is also in jeopardy. >> we wanted to be here to explain to them the situation and just -- have a little music going for them to listen to and to enjoy so at least they get something to hear. >> as they played and picketed out here, negotiations continued inside over terms for a new contract. these musicians say the san francisco symphony has a stellar pedigree, including several grammy awards so they deserve a bump in pay. >> the other work straws also he prestigious work straws. >> on average each earned about $165,000 a year. they are the third highest-paid orchestra musicians in the country. by phone a symphony spokesman said management recognizes their talent but the organization has to strike a balance. >> we are experiencing the same economic challenges that many other americans and of in our orga
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Mar 16, 2013 6:00am PDT
against a san francisco sheriff's officer ross mirkarimi reemphasize my and his wife was dismissed. it was filed by a neighbor. they claim mirkarimi and his wife, falsely accused them of various crimes last year. madison triggered the investigation by giving police video she took of a crying lopez and a bruised arm that lopez said resulted from a fight with mirkarimi on new year's eve. >>> lisa argen is joining us now with a look at the forecast. a very important forecast because there are outdoor and st. patrick's day festivities today. >> yeah. we have plenty of fog out there now, reducing some visibility around the bay. here's a look at emeryville where the temperatures are pretty mild, in the low 50s. going for a high today in the upper 60s. i'll let you know when you can speck the sun and when the rain returns. that's in our seven-day outlook next. >> lisa, thank you. also next, pope frances meets with the media for the first time. we will tell you when he plans to meet with the pope emeritus. also killed by a lion, an exclusive interview with the head keeper at the fresno are
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